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Alumni Spotlight: Interview with Dr. Leslie McKesson
Sep 22, 2021

Q: When did you graduate from the doctoral program at Appalachian State University?  

A: I graduated in December of 2016.

Summer 2021 Internship Anecdotes
Sep 16, 2021

In the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership at Appalachian, many of our doctoral students complete one or two-semester internships during their coursework, where they acquire insight that...

Faculty Spotlight: Interview with Dr. Shawn Ricks
Sep 8, 2021

Q: What is your current job title (associate professor/professor/etc)?

A: Associate Professor and Department Chair.


Student Spotlight: Interview with Amy Myers
Sep 2, 2021

Q: What led you to want to earn a doctorate degree?

Hybrid Doctoral New Student Orientation

First Hybrid New Student Orientation
Jul 20, 2021

Eighteen new doctoral candidates gathered for orientation in Boone, NC. 

Naylor Award Nominees

2021 Naylor Award Nominations
Jul 8, 2021

Six recent graduates were nominated for the Alice P. Naylor Award. Click here to read more. 

Dr. Cliff Poole

Dr. Cliff Poole's Newly Promoted
Jul 6, 2021

Recent graduate recently promoted to Appalachian State University.

María Hofman Hernandez

Inaugural LatinxEd fellowship
Jul 2, 2021

Congratulations to doctoral student María Hofman Hernandez on being selected for the inaugural first cohort of the...

2021 RCOE Award winners

2021 Reich College of Education Award Recipients
Jun 30, 2021

Congratulations to nine faculty and staff members of the Reich College of Education (RCOE), who were recently honored with winning the 2021 RCOE...

Through Our Lens: Two Doctoral Students Start New Podcast
Jun 14, 2021

Two doctoral students, Kimberly Nava Eggett and Rebecca Burry, have started a new podcast, Through Our Lens. Join them on their jour

Dr. Chris Gilbert: Making a Name for Himself
Jan 29, 2021

A graduate of the App State EdL program, Dr.

Dr. Chris Gilbert published in Educational Action Research
Dec 16, 2020

A recent graduate of Appalachian State’s Ed.D. program, Dr. Chris Gilbert, has his first manuscript accepted for publication.

Ocalicon Presentation Zoom Screenshot of Presenters

Doctoral Students Present at Ocalicon
Dec 3, 2020

Two doctoral students; Tonya Moore, Bronwyn Harris; undergraduate special education student, Sydney Shadrick; and Department of Reading Educa